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Long Island Man Charged In Stabbing During Beer Pong Game

A 22-year-old Long Island man has been charged with stabbing and wounding another man during a game of beer pong in the suspect’s garage.

06/03/2013

Fireworks (file/credit: CBS 2)

Police: LI Man Arrested For Shooting Off Fireworks

Nassau County police say plainclothes officers saw fireworks erupting from the backyard of Craig Paulich’s home shortly before midnight Saturday.

05/26/2013

Chantelle LeGrande, 28, of Springfield Gardens, Queens, with baby daughter Alani Evelyn. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl On Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway

Chantelle LeGrande, 28, said she was in the front seat of the car and her boyfriend Gregory Mars was driving, racing from their home in Queens to Plainview Hospital, when she felt the baby coming.

03/14/2013

Rep. Peter King (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Rep. Peter King To Go Toe-To-Toe With Professional In Boxing Match

Rep. King, 68, will be lacing up his boxing gloves for a two-round exhibition bout against New York state light heavyweight kickboxing champion, “Irish” John Foley, at a pub in Wantagh, N.Y.

03/06/2013

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Teen Charged In Chalkboard Threat To Assassinate Principal

A teen from Nassau County has been charged with a felony, after he allegedly wrote on the blackboard that he wanted to “assassinate the principal and take over the school.”

01/09/2013

Mel Turner (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. School Board Votes To Reinstate Fired Autistic Janitor

Mel Turner was fired from his part-time job in the Wantagh School District for allegedly making threatening statements.

09/21/2012

Custodian Mel Turner (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Parents, Students Rally Behind Fired Autistic Custodian

There is a call by hundreds of people for the rehiring of a Long Island high school custodian who was terminated for allegedly making threatening statements.

09/14/2012

Bike Trail On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

$1 Million Commitment For New Beach Bike Trails On Long Island Is In Motion

Thursday was a gorgeous day for a bike ride, but Long Islanders know that they can’t ride the bike to the beach, as the state-run bike trails stop short. But that will soon change.

06/28/2012

The site of the Billy Dean cabaret - Wantagh, NY - May 19, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Court Upholds Denial Of Permit For Cabaret In Wantagh

The New York State Supreme Court has upheld a town’s denial of a Long Island strip club owner’s quest to open a new cabaret, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

05/15/2012

FILE - Nicholas Cosmo (right) (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Associates Of Nicholas Cosmo, Long Island’s ‘Mini-Madoff,’ Arrested

Four associates of a New York businessman convicted in a $400 million Ponzi scheme were arrested early Wednesday on charges that they pocketed nearly $38 million in commissions for their efforts in advancing the fraud, federal prosecutors said.

04/25/2012

A vehicle with its tires stole on Carrollton Ave in Wantagh (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: Long Island Police Chase Ends In Arrest Of Suspected Tire Thieves

The incident unfolded around 3:40 a.m. after police received a call about the suspects allegedly stealing tires off a sports car on Carrollton Avenue in Wantagh.

04/25/2012

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Teen Arrested In Connection With Nassau County Break-Ins

Investigators say the teen was part of a group of suspects who broke into homes in Seaford, Wantagh, Levittown back in December.

03/17/2012

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Nassau County Police Release Sketch, Surveillance Photo In Distraction Burglary Cases

Police said since Dec. 9, teams of two have targeted senior citizens in Wantagh, Massapequa Park, Jericho, West Hempstead, Oceanside and Merrick.

01/25/2012

Rims stolen off a car in Massapequa (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Tire, Rim Thefts Continue On Long Island

We told you last week how thieves took the rims and tires off of five cars in Massapequa, Long Island – leaving the vehicles on blocks in the streets. Now a dealership was also hit.

01/18/2012

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Nassau County Police Investigating Another Distraction Burglary

A recent rash of distraction burglaries is continuing on Long Island. This time the two suspects allegedly targeted an Oceanside woman on her 89th birthday around noon on Wednesday.

01/05/2012

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